My father lit candles for me; Like a torch the shamash shone.
These garments are given to shamash, to his consort Malkatu, and to Bunene.
This may have been due to the union of shamash with the place where Â was worshipped.
His patron is shamash, the sun-god, and in popular tradition he becomes a member of the pantheon of the nether world.
The reference to the temple of shamash at Sippar reveals the situation.
Your hair is too fine to shield you at all from the fierce rays of shamash.
Who transgresses the law of shamash, from him shamash will exact revenge.
shamash appears at the head of the inscription which bears the laws of Khammurabi, and here he stands as the symbol for justice.
shamash is informed of the disaster by his servant, Pap-sukal.
The same is the case, however, with all the shamash hymns so far published.